The 59-year old Irish actor, who has starred in films such as Batman Begins, Love Actually and Schindlers’ List and can be seen in survival thriller The Grey from this weekend, was taken by the religion when filming in Istanbul recently. 

“The call to prayer happens five times a day, and for the first week, it drives you crazy, and then it just gets into your spirit, and it’s the most beautiful, beautiful thing,” he told The Sun.

Neeson was raised in Northern Ireland as a Catholic, but has confessed to finding challenges in his faith. 

“I was reared a Catholic, but I think every day we ask ourselves, not consciously, what are we doing on this planet? What’s it all about? I’m constantly reading books on God or the absence of God and atheism,” he said.

The Grey is out this Friday and you can check out our review here.

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